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  • 30 Apr 2018 12:16 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud, the National Fraud and Cyber Crime Reporting Centre, has received several reports indicating sellers of items on online marketplace websites are falling victim to fraud by bogus buyers.


    http://www.haslemereherald.com/article.cfm?id=126583&headline=Don%E2%80%99t%20fall%20fall%20to%20bogus%20sellers§ionIs=news&searchyear=2018


  • 30 Apr 2018 12:16 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Sixteen victims misled into transferring their pension pot into an arrangement they were told would allow them to access half their funds before the age of 55.

    http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/2018-04-21/two-jailed-for-elaborate-pension-scam/

  • 22 Apr 2018 11:20 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters claiming to be from Action Fraud are contacting victims using automated phone calls in order to gain remote access to their computers and drain bank accounts.


    https://actionfraud.police.uk/news/automated-action-fraud-tech-support-scam-calls-apr18


  • 22 Apr 2018 11:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The recently released 2018 Trustwave Global Security Report published an email thread that our incident investigators received showing a real CEO fraud operation in action.

    https://www.trustwave.com/Resources/Trustwave-Blog/Here-is-an-Email-Thread-of-an-Actual-CEO-Fraud-Attack/

  • 22 Apr 2018 11:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    These are the scams experts are warning you to watch out for

    https://www.essexlive.news/news/booking-holiday-scams-experts-warning-1456358


     


  • 15 Apr 2018 9:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    On answering the call a man with a foreign sounding accent has introduced himself as a doctor from the Friarage Hospital stating that his wife had been in a car accident and required emergency surgery.


    https://northyorkshire.police.uk/news/fraud-alert-scam-phone-call-warning-north-yorkshire/

  • 15 Apr 2018 9:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Rogue traders specifically target vulnerable and elderly people, who on occasions can be talked into accepting work on their properties

    http://www.stratford-herald.com/84670-youth-pleads-guilty-despicable-fraud-offences.html

  • 15 Apr 2018 9:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    London based actress has given an account of how the fraud occurred, in the hope that other people who get similar phone calls will know to be suspicious.


  • 15 Apr 2018 9:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The bank told the victim they cannot refund the money, because “she explicitly authorised the payment from her account”.


    http://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/2018-04-10/teesside-woman-warns-about-online-bank-fraud-after-losing-12-000/


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